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AwardsWatch Forums’ 50 Favourite Performances of 2017

For the last five years, the AwardsWatch forums have compiled their 50 Favourite Performances of the year and the results for 2017 are in. Once we enter the top 20 it’s impressive how many performances showed up that didn’t earn #1 mentions but were on so many ballots, and still had a high placement on those ballots, earned such high rankings. ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Allison Janney goes for the gold

The similarities between the Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress races this year are striking; the current frontrunners are not the critics’ favorites but somehow turned things around once the televised awards started and took their more over-the-top characters to the stage, grabbing trophy after trophy as their more subtle competitors’ sat watching from the sidelines. Right now, Allison Janney (I, ...

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2017-2018 Acting Precursor Breakdown: BFCA – GG – SAG – BAFTA – Oscar

Here is the list of every contender to receive a Critics’ Choice (BFCA), Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and/or BAFTA nomination for the 2017-2018 awards season on the way to Oscar nominations. 11 people achieved all four precursors and, unlike last year with Amy Adams (Arrival), every one of them earned an Oscar nomination. Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, ...

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PGA and SAG Split and We Finally Have a Race on the Eve of Oscar Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild voted Three Billboards. The Producers Guild voted The Shape of Water. The Globes voted Three Billboards. The Critics’ Choice voted The Shape of Water. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a race on our hands and amazingly, it’s for two films with the same studio – Fox Searchlight. After a disastrous season last year with The Birth ...

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2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Preview and Predictions

The 24th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are this Sunday, January 21st and here are my winner predictions in Film and Television. Between late screeners, coded screeners and DVD vs online-only, winning a SAG award, especially for film, can be tougher than you think. Studios pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to get screeners out to the approximately 160,000 members ...

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24th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Presenters

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are this Sunday and the first group of all-female presenters has been revealed. Halle Berry Dakota Fanning Lupita Nyong’O Emma Stone Kelly Marie Tran Added January 17: Rosanna Arquette, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, Mandy Moore, Olivia Munn, Niecy Nash, Gina Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph and Marisa Tomei. All 13 awards (for film and television) will be ...

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Iowa Film Critics Association (IFCA) loves Lady Bird

The Iowa Film Critics Association (IFCA) have bestowed their Best Film, Director and Actress awards to Lady Bird.   The group fell in line with the current batch of acting frontrunner from critics with Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) in Best Actor, Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) in Supporting Actor and Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird). They also have a dubious prize ...

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‘Lady Bird’ Tops National Society of Film Critics Winners

The National Society of Film Critics has chosen, in a very close vote, Lady Bird as the Best Picture of 2017. The win lined up with the New York Film Critics Circle, where there are many crossover members. Since the NSFC releases their vote totals (which every awards body should do), we know it won by just two points over Get ...

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